newbie: Out of order execution in script

DJ Delorie
Wed Nov 22 12:21:00 GMT 2000

> I guess I'm confused as to why one should expect things exec'd to run in 
> a certain sequence.  Isn't that the point of execing?  If you're going to 

You're thinking of fork() (or perhaps spawn()).  What exec() does is
replace the current process with a new one, which obviously must be
done in the right sequence ;)

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